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cadmium

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First Solar touts record-setting cell efficiency

Company says a test cell using its cadmium telluride solar technology set a new world record of 17.3 percent efficiency.

By July 26, 2011

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Solexant funded to print thin-film solar cells

Valley start-up raises $41.5 million to scale up roll-to-roll solar cell manufacturing process using nanocrystals made from cadmium telluride.

By June 4, 2010

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GE places solar bets on thin-film cells

Working with start-up PrimeStar Solar, General Electric is developing solar modules that use low-cost, cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells.

By March 18, 2010

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GE: Solar business is our 'next wind'

To boost its solar business, General Electric is planning to launch products built around new technology: cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells that lower the cost of solar.

By September 24, 2009

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First Solar debate rages on with blowout quarter

Regardless of how well the cadmium telluride solar-panel maker is liked in the clean-tech world, company is certainly racking up the revenue and profit.

By February 14, 2008

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Save the world, make money, meet attractive singles: Okay, two out of three

The problem with being a gadget lover is the huge pile of cadmium-laced, discarded handsets filling up my drawer. So I went looking for a way to get rid of them responsibly

By March 11, 2009

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GE re-enters solar business with thin-film 'system'

General Electric says its thin-film solar panels will be available next year along with equipment to ease operation of utility-scale solar power plants.

By October 12, 2010

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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By July 3, 2013

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Airbus' A350 XWB makes its first flight

With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.

By June 14, 2013